Rumpus Room News

  • The Wild Rumpus Circus Scholarship Fund!

    Our scholarship fund was initiated in 2013, as a way to make the workshops, classes and camps we offer more accessible to all. Most of …

  • Mazo Circus Bus!

    Mazo Circus Bus!

    ***we are now offering BUS SERVICE from Madison to Mazomanie and back for all six weeks of summer circus camp! *** Badger Bus is providing the bus …

  • Juniper’s Blog

    My Adventures as a Circus Camp Counselor I recently spent three weeks as a circus camp counselor for a small circus day camp in Mazomanie, …

  • 2015 Rumpus Review: 14 things we’re grateful for in our 14th year.

    2015 Rumpus Review: 14 things we’re grateful for in our 14th year.

    Our 12th annual dead-of-winter festival of contact improvisation, known as Mazopalooza, was a particularly satisfying one; somehow simpler than most, and working with guest artist …

  • Mars visits the Global Stilt Congress

    Mars visits the Global Stilt Congress

    In early October, I headed to the Arizona desert to attend an event where I knew not a soul, at a place that I’d been …

  • We Made it to Miquelon!

    We Made it to Miquelon!

    August – September, 2015 After our Summer season of circus camps and special events came to an end, we headed off on an adventure! We put …

  • Home Improvement

    Home Improvement

    Okay, so tuck-pointing doesn’t hold quite the exotic appeal that preparing to perform in a gypsy caravan at nine thousand feet does. But it does feel good to …